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  1. Taking the right stand

    Posted Jul 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... JULY 1 showed that Hong Kong people are becoming more concerned about politics. This is great. So all of you will have noticed the major news events following the protest march. First there was the march that no one could forget, followed by the resignations of Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee and Antony Leung Kam-chung. And then there is the astonishing 8.6 per cent unemployment rate. ...

  2. Uniformed staff want separate pay grades

    Posted Aug 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Jimmy Cheung

    ... the review would find ways to help retain staff. Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, chairwoman of the Savantas Policy Institute and a former security minister, said the nature of disciplined services jobs had ... 'We just can't find any jobs in the private sector for comparison,' Mr Ngai said. Miriam Lau Kin-yee, a Liberal Party legislator, told the seminar a review was justified because ...

  3. Flawed logic of maid levy can't be ignored

    Posted Nov 25th 2008, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... was to gradually have local workers take over the jobs of foreign employees, it was a dismal failure. As legislator Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee, who made a campaign pledge to get rid of the levy, has pointed ...

  4. Scope for abuse

    Posted Aug 20th 2007, 12:00am by Regina Ip

    ... an early look at the true success rate of the board's retraining programmes to avoid a waste of public funds. Regina Ip Lau Suk-yee is chairperson of the Savantas Policy Institute ... Regina Ip regina.ip@savantas.org In reply to a question from legislator Selina Chow Liang Shuk-yee, Secretary for Labour and Welfare Matthew Cheung Kin-chung said the Employees Retraining ...

  5. Hard-hit workers out to make firms pay

    Posted Dec 21st 2010, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Honda Auto parts workers who fought hard for a pay rise in May and June this year found their victory was short-lived. The increase was quickly eaten up by runaway inflation in the following months. One of the worker representatives during the strikes, wh ...

  6. Health scheme insurers would face tight rules

    Posted Mar 20th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be an added financial burden on ordinary working people. But Permanent Secretary for Food and Health Sandra Lee Suk-yee said the financing options remained open and no specific group was targeted. ...

  7. Scheme to hire mainland workers dropped

    Posted Oct 14th 2003, 12:00am by Gary Cheung

    ... on the 'one-plus-three' scheme - first proposed by business chambers - after meeting Stephen Ip Shu-kwan, the secretary for economic development and labour. Confederation of Trade Unions chairman Lau Chin-shek, ... their research and design departments in Hong Kong because of better protection of intellectual property rights. Last month Mr Ip said it was time to again consider a scheme for importing workers from ...

  8. Insurers seek cap on worker payouts

    Posted Dec 30th 2003, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu

    ... is unlimited,' Hong Kong Federation of Insurers chairman Edward Lau Wan-kong said. 'The government may help to bring premiums down by putting a cap on the maximum payout the courts could order. The insurers would then be able to calculate the risk and charge companies less.' Mr Lau said Sars, the threat of terrorist attacks and huge payouts ordered by courts over the past 10 years had ...

  9. Unions predict big Labour Day turnout as wage floor looms

    Posted Apr 27th 2010, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Lawmaker Ip Wai-ming, from the FTU, said this year's march would carry greater weight than those in previous years. 'Workers have to come out to fight for a wage that can improve their living standards. Many workers are now heavily exploited by employers who refuse to share the fruits of success,' Ip said. The CTU and FTU both demand a minimum hourly wage of HK$33, while ...

  10. Unionists call for pay rises of 8pc

    Posted Nov 14th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Stuart Lau stuart.lau@scmp.com Employers will use the global financial crisis as a pretext to keep pay rises small next year, the Confederation of Trade Unions predicted yesterday, while the government urged businesses to 'treat their staff well'. All employees should get a salary increase of at least 8 per cent in the coming year, Lee Cheuk-yan, the CTU's general ...




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